IMPACT Speakers & Presenters

Come Learn from an Impressive Lineup of Speakers and Experts

2023 General Sessions


IMPACT Keynote Address:
National Security Threats: Confronting a New World of Risk

Mr. William Evanina, CEO, The Evanina Group and former NCSC Director

Morgan Adamski

Understanding the Increasing Threat of
Nation-State Cyber Attacks

Ms. Morgan Adamski, NSA Dir. of Cybersecurity Collaboration Center – invited

David Tender
James Kennedy

Why (and How) Security Should Create a
Culture of Collaboration

Charles Phalen, C S Phalen & Associates, LLC
Mary Rose McCaffrey, VP Security, Northrop Grumman
David Tender, Sr. VP, CSO, ASRC Federal
James Kennedy, Chief Security Officer, MIT Lincoln Laboratory


DCSA 2023: Security Transformation in the Digital Era

William Lietzau, Director DCSA – invited

Abby Johnson

Terrorism: 2023: Understanding and Countering the Changing Threat

Abby Johnson, Deputy Director, National Counterterrorism Center

Shayla Treadwell

Mitigating Unintentional 'Friendly Fire' Insider Threats

Dr. Shayla Treadwell, VP of Governance, Risk & Compliance, ECS

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How to Avoid Security Clearance Problems, Denials and Revocations

Perry Russell-Hunter, Director, DOHA

Alan Kohler, Jr

Confronting China's Growing Threat to U.S. Defense Secrets

Allen E. Kohler Jr., FBI Asst. Director, Counterintelligence Division – invited


What You Need to Know About CMMC and CUI

Stacy Bostjanick, DoD CIO
Booker Bland, Dep. Sr. Policy Advisor, DCSA

David Tender

NISPPAC Update: Trends Shaping Security in 2023

David Tender, Sr. VP, CSO, ASRC Federal and Industry Member NISPPAC


Security and C-Suite: How FSOs Can Gain a Seat at the Table

Charles Sowell, CEO, SE&M Solutions LLC

Recent Speakers


The Rise of Insider Threats: Key Trends to Watch in 2022

Michael J. Orlando, Acting Director, National Counterintelligence & Security Center

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The Growing Espionage Threat to U.S. Businesses

Bill Priestap, Founder, Trenchcoat Advisors, (former Asst. Director, Counterintelligence, FBI)


Navigating the New Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

Mike Herrington, Section Chief, FBI Cyber Division


Counterterrorism: Examining the Evolving Threat Surface

Geoffrey Fowler, NCTC’s Asst. Director, Office of IT Services

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Defending Against Growing Threats to Classified Networks

Molly Moore, Director Adversary Defeat, NSA Cybersecurity Directorate


Assessing China’s Cyber and Human Intelligence Gathering Activities

Mark Kelton, Frmr Dep. Director, Counterintelligence, CIA National Clandestine Service